IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS-7 June 2013 Information Systems for Managers

1. (a) Is Information Technology as vital to modern global business as money? Why or why not? Discuss some trends in IT development. (b) Write a note on input and output devices. Distinguish between human data input devices and source data capture devices. 2. (a) Discuss the objectives and process of computer aided decision support system. (b) Describe the decision making process of acquiring application software. 3. (a) Define MIS. Describe the functions that MIS supports in an organization. (b) What are the various ways of assessing the value of information? Explain each method … [Read more...]

MS-07 Solved Assignment Dec 2012 Information System for Managers

1. What are Operating Systems? What are their functions? Describe the Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model (OSI Model) & its seven layers. Answer. An operating system (usually abbreviated OS and O/S) is a computer software which is responsible for the management and co-ordination of activities and also the sharing of the constrained resources of the computer system. Each and every general-purpose computer will need to have an operating system to run other programs. Operating systems carry out basic jobs, like recognizing input from the keyboard, sending output to the monitor, … [Read more...]